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Inuit art at the Venice Biennale 2017

At the 2017 Venice Biennale, an exhibition which shows the best contemporary art from around the world, Inuit artist Kananginak Pootoogook’s work was displayed. It was a first for the Inuit art community. Art Haïda, Arsenal, Haida Art, Inuit Art, Venice Biennale, Expositions, Encaustic Painting, Art Themes, Chalk Pastels

See 8 Drawings Driving Inuit Art’s Rise at the Venice Biennale

Inuit art is being featured at the Venice Biennale's main exhibition for the first time ever. See most of these drawings, and get the backstory, here.

Kananginak Pootoogook a community leader and creator in Cape Dorset ) untitled (Whale Hunt) ink and coloured pencil on paper Inuit Art, Venice Biennale, Canadian Artists, Trees To Plant, Colored Pencils, Pencil Drawings, Stencil, Whale, Contemporary Art

See 8 Drawings Driving Inuit Art’s Rise at the Venice Biennale

Inuit art is being featured at the Venice Biennale's main exhibition for the first time ever. See most of these drawings, and get the backstory, here.

Kananginak Pootoogook and Inuit Art's Global Breakthrough at the Venice Biennale - Untitled, Collection of Christopher Bredt and Jamie Cameron of Etobicoke, Ontario. Northwest Territories, Inuit Art, Venice Biennale, Sad Day, Arctic, Colored Pencils, Stencil, Pikachu, Ink

See 8 Drawings Driving Inuit Art’s Rise at the Venice Biennale

Inuit art is being featured at the Venice Biennale's main exhibition for the first time ever. See most of these drawings, and get the backstory, here.

Kananginak Pootoogook, Untitled, Ink and coloured pencil on paper, cm x 66 cm. Collection of the Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa. Carleton University, Northwest Territories, Inuit Art, Everything And Nothing, Venice Biennale, Ottawa, Colored Pencils, Stencil, Wolf

See 8 Drawings Driving Inuit Art’s Rise at the Venice Biennale

Inuit art is being featured at the Venice Biennale's main exhibition for the first time ever. See most of these drawings, and get the backstory, here.

Cape Dorset artist Kananginak Pootoogook's work will be featured in the International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia in Venice, Italy. Ten of the artist’s ink and coloured pencil prints will be part of the central exhibition for the Biennale. Inuit Kunst, Inuit Art, Venice Biennale, Expositions, Canadian Artists, Gallery, Collection, Portal, Pencil

See 8 Drawings Driving Inuit Art’s Rise at the Venice Biennale

Inuit art is being featured at the Venice Biennale's main exhibition for the first time ever. See most of these drawings, and get the backstory, here.

Kananginak Pootoogook at the Venice Biennale. Drawing, Ink and pen on paper. Inuit People, Inuit Art, Arctic Animals, Venice Biennale, Canadian Artists, Native American Art, Surfboard, Moose Art, Illustration Art

Inuk Artist Kananginak Pootoogook 1935-2010

Kananginak Pootoogook, one of Canada's pioneering Inuit artists, died in an Ottawa hospital Wednesday after a long battle with lung cancer. He was 75. "It's a sad, sad day," said Bob Selley, an Inuit art appraiser at the Inuit Gallery of Vancouver. "We've lost one of our great, first generation I

Kananginak Pootoogook at the Venice Biennale. He thinks he has run out of gas, but the engine is shot, Ink and coloured pencil on paper, x Pigeon Post, Steampunk Motorcycle, Kill Switch, Inuit Art, Venice Biennale, Canadian Artists, Atv, Colored Pencils, Monster Trucks

See 8 Drawings Driving Inuit Art’s Rise at the Venice Biennale

Inuit art is being featured at the Venice Biennale's main exhibition for the first time ever. See most of these drawings, and get the backstory, here.

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Inuk Artist Kananginak Pootoogook 1935-2010

Kananginak Pootoogook, one of Canada's pioneering Inuit artists, died in an Ottawa hospital Wednesday after a long battle with lung cancer. He was 75. "It's a sad, sad day," said Bob Selley, an Inuit art appraiser at the Inuit Gallery of Vancouver. "We've lost one of our great, first generation I

Kananginak Pootoogook untitled, 2010 ink & coloured pencil on paper, 20 x 26 in. inscription: "Kananginak and Shooyoo at home. Northwest Territories, Inuit Art, Venice Biennale, Canadian Artists, Arctic, Colored Pencils, North America, Family Guy, Ink

See 8 Drawings Driving Inuit Art’s Rise at the Venice Biennale

Inuit art is being featured at the Venice Biennale's main exhibition for the first time ever. See most of these drawings, and get the backstory, here.